Bontebok National Park, Swellendam

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National Park · Nature / Park
Spot rare bontebok in their natural habitat at Bontebok National Park, a refuge for this South African antelope. Though the smallest of the country's national parks, this protected area shelters many species of birds and offers swimming in the pristine Breede River. Onsite accommodations include campgrounds and chalets, providing plenty of comfort for longer stays. Before you head to Swellendam, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Swellendam online vacation builder, to make sure you see all that Swellendam has to offer, including Bontebok National Park.
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  • A pleasant surprise to find this park which was quiet and a nice river flowing through it, pleanty of braais and parking space.  more »
  • We stayed 2 nights in a chalet in Lang Elsies rest camp . Beautiful view of the river. The best hike was on the Bushbuck Trail, it's well marked and the view from the top is stunning. Strangely we....  more »
  • Nice and quite. Camping was great - a nice a addition would be to have electric points at the river campsites. Self drive was enjoyable, but numbers of Bontebok and others were disappointing.
  • Bontebok National Park have something for everyone, hiking, fishing, cycling, kayaking and a jungle gym for the little ones. Bontebok National Park have the friendliest staff and very helpful.
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